Charlotte, NC DWI/DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyers
Minick Law’s Charlotte, NC office is here to help.
Charlotte, NC DWI / DUI, Criminal Defense and Traffic Tickets Lawyers
Minick Law’s Charlotte Office assists clients with DWI / DUI, Criminal Defense, Traffic Violations and DMV Hearing cases. Our office is conveniently located off Route 485 in Charlotte, and our staff are standing by to answer your questions.
The goal of the team at Minick Law is to offer all of our clients the highest level of legal representation. Our attorneys are constantly working to improve their knowledge of the law we practice in an effort to give our clients the defense they deserve.
Our Charlotte Office is made up of attorney Lance Williams as well as a wonderful staff including Henry Padilla (Hispanic Outreach Leader), Holly O’Brien (Office Manager), Alex Rivera (Legal Assistant), Stephanie Heller (Receptionist), and Jeremy Minick (Marketing Director).
Not only is Lance Williams a strong a competent lawyer, but he also served twelve years as Deputy Sheriff in Harvey, LA before he started law school. His experience on that side of the law and with charging crimes put his in a unique position and gives him insights into the mistakes and processes law enforcement officers are apt to make.
During his time as a law enforcement officer, Lance worked in the Street Crimes Division and was also a Team Leader of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team. Lance is certified in DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Minick Law, P.C. of Charlotte
Address: 2015 Ayrsley Town Blvd #202-253 Charlotte, NC 28273
Phone: (704) 215-4242
Fax: (828) 212-4300
Areas We Serve: Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.
Charlotte, NC DWI / DUI Lawyers
Getting a DWI (driving while impaired) or a DUI (driving under the influence) can lead to many misfortunes such as license suspensions, high insurance rates, and even time in jail.
DWI/DUI law is a very complicated area of criminal law in the State of North Carolina. The types of cases we handles include Habitual DWI, Felony Driving While Impaired, Federal Driving Under Influence (DUI charged on Federal lands or parkway), Cherokee Tribal Court DWI, and Drug Related Impaired Driving cases (including marijuana DWI charges).
Here at Minick Law Charlotte, we do more than just fight for your in the courtroom. We care about your well-being and your future. Our team will work with you to make sure we get all of the facts and create an organized action plan to move towards the best results for your case.
Charlotte, NC Criminal Defense Lawyers
Our Criminal Defense Team in Charlotte we provide the support and expertise you need for a good criminal defense.
Receiving criminal charges is on no one “to-do list” and can be a really tough time in someone’s life. At Minick Law, our Criminal Defense Lawyers embrace a simple mission: we want to help. Going into criminal law proceedings can leave you feeling stressful, sad, anxious and overwhelmed. It is hard to foresee the future and uncertainty can be blinding.
We at Minick Law aim to help you clearly understand the legal process you are going through which can be confusing to navigate on your own.
Charlotte, NC Traffic Violations Lawyers
Whether you have a speeding ticket, reckless driving charges, or received a ticker for driving with a revoked or expired license charges, our Traffic Violation Team is here to help.
We at Minick Law will do our best to lessen the consequences of any court charges you may face relating to a traffic violation. Aside from this, will also take a look at your driving record and help figure out steps to keep it healthy in the future.
Charlotte, NC DMV Hearing Lawyers
If your license has been revoked or suspended and your have a DMV Hearing,or are trying to get your driver’s license reinstated, we understand that this is a big deal and will have a huge impact on your life.
You can also get a DMV Refusal Hearing if you refused to take a blood alcohol content or breathalyzer test when arrested with a DWI or DUI. Your license could end up being suspended for a year or more.
Get an experienced DMV Hearing lawyer with knowledge of DMV procedures to help you advocate for your driving privileges.
Directions to our Charlotte, NC Office
above and beyond
Lance Williams at Minick Law was the best experience I have ever had with a lawyer. He was always easy to reach by phone or email. If he missed a phone call, he would promptly call back. He was able to answer any question I had. Lance went above and beyond to help me. I wouldn’t look any further than Lance Williams when needing a lawyer to represent me again.
Meet Your Charlotte, NC Team
The Minick Law team aims to provide our clients with outstanding legal representation. Our attorneys are constantly improving their knowledge of the law, in an effort to arm our clients with the defense they deserve.
He spent 12 years as a Deputy Sheriff in Harvey, LA. During his tenure there he worked in the Street Crimes Division as well as being a Team Leader of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team. Lance is certified in DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (24 hour training) and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (16 hour training) by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Lance’s practice areas include:
Here at Minick Law we truly believe that it takes a team to give you the defense you deserve.
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A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top DUI Attorneys in the United States
James Minick is the co-author of A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top DUI Attorneys in the United States. This is meant to be a guidebook for anyone facing a DWI charge and its consequences.
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